Siri may be built into iOS, but the arrival of Google Assistant for the iPhone means you've got another choice for which digital helper to use. And it's closer than you might think.
Make the most of Hello Bixby with a little customization. Bixby is Samsung's take on the virtual assistant, offering a similar experience to Google Now on the Galaxy S8 and S8+. You can access Bixby either by swiping right on the home...Show More Summary
It’s not hard for us to get excited about the hot new trend of the moment, smart home speaker assistants. Unlike Android or iOS, which are both beyond mature at this point, this category of products is growing by the day and could soon lead to a world controlled by voice. Show More Summary
Microsoft’s Cortana wants to be your smart assistant everywhere you turn Windows, Android or iOS. With the new Windows 10 Creators Update and the upcoming Fall Creators Update, Android users get more out of Windows 10 if they have Cortana installed – allowing them to sync notifications, calls, apps and more.The problem with this is that for […]
Ikea has moved to improve the functionality of its line of Wi-Fi-connected lights known as Trådfri. The retailer has announced that in the coming months, the lights will become compatible with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant and Apple's...Show More Summary
A better home screen and Google Assistant are coming to Android TV — all things announced at I/O in an effort to persuade you to adopt the platform. There was a bevy of exciting announcements revealed during the keynote at Google I/O 2017, but one of the quieter sleeper hits was the news that Android TV would receive a much-anticipated makeover. Show More Summary
At the Google Marketing Next conference, Google's SVP of ads and commerce shared how the company plans to monetize purchases made using Google Assistant.
Google Assistant for iOS was released at Google’s latest I/O event. Having never tried it (being an Apple fanboy and all) I thought it was only fair to put the two virtual assistants head to head. There’s still a lot Google needs to fix such as being able to open apps other than it’s own. […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
I’m a member of a Yahoo group that discusses digital management and lifestyle tools, including paperless management approaches. Lately there has been a lot of discussion about voice-activated home assistants such as the Amazon Echo (powered by Alexa) and Google … Continued Post written by Jeri Dansky
Google is aiming to make Assistant profitable by acting as an affiliate for stores when customers search for specific items.
Ikea’s smart light bulbs will answer to voice commands starting this summer. The company announced in a Swedish-language press release that its smart lighting product line, called Trådfri, will work with Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, and Apple Siri and HomeKit. Read More
At I/O 2017, Google announced new products powered by machine learning, some big improvements to Assistant and Google Home, and it offered up a glimpse of the future of Android in your car. The post The 5 Most Important Announcements at Google I/O 2017 appeared first on ExtremeTech.
Support for Siri, Alexa and Google Assistant expected as early as this summer.
Did you know that you can change the default input method for the Google Assistant? We're here to tell you why you should do that if you NEVER use voice.
Battle of the AI bots Image by IDG Siri or Google Assistant? Well, that depends on how you plan to use your iPhone's voice assistant. While Google has made great strides in artificial intelligence, Siri has the perks of being seamlessly...Show More Summary
“Hey Siri, should I switch to Google Assistant?” That’s the question many of us iPhone users had to ask ourselves last week after Google brought its Assistant to the iOS App Store. For this week episode of The iPhone Show, I put Google Assistant to the test. Show More Summary
IKEA’s new TRÅDFRI smart lighting system was announced back in March as a potentially affordable and more accessible alternative to the expensive Philips Hue products of the world. Unfortunately, at launch, the system didn’t play well with the other smart systems in your home and was controlled only by an app that IKEA released. Show More Summary
Ikea’s line of Trådfri smart LED light bulbs for the home are already compatible with an Android app for controlling them wirelessly. Now Ikea has announced that the lineup will soon be getting support for all of our favorite virtual assistants. Coming late this summer, the bulbs will support Google Assistant,
Ikea today announced that its recently released smart home lighting kit will soon be able to connect with Amazon’s Alexa, Google Assistant, and Siri and the Apple HomeKit. Compatibility with virtual assistants will begin this summer and fall. The Swedish homeware company first began to roll out its Trådfri LED bulb and smart home lighting kits in April. From […]